Aerial Innovations of Georgia, Inc. negatives
Scope and Content Note
The collection consists of photographic negatives and contact sheets created by Aerial Innovations of Georgia, Inc., documenting building and infrastructure projects throughout metropolitan Atlanta from 1991-2005. The negatives and contact sheets document all stages of construction of various apartment buildings, arenas, highways, houses, housing developments, office buildings, and roads from an aerial perspective. The collection also includes handwritten log books that inventory each negative and contact sheet.
Language of Materials
Materials entirely in English.
Restrictions on Access
Special restrictions apply: Collection stored off-site. Researchers must contact the Rose Library in advance to access this collection.
Terms Governing Use and Reproduction
All requests subject to limitations noted in departmental policies on reproduction.
Aerial Innovations of Georgia, Inc., is an Atlanta-based commercial aerial photography company. The company was founded by Sheri Christianson in 1991. The company specializes in aerial photography taken using helicopters, airplanes, and drones. Aerial Innovations of Georgia, Inc., primarily works on "progress photography" that documents construction projects through aerial photographs on a monthly basis. These construction projects have included the Georgia Dome, Turner Field, Concourse E and the International Terminal at Hartsfield-Jackson International Airport, Georgia State Route 400 roadwork, venues for the 1996 Olympic Games, SunTrust Park, and the Mercedes-Benz Stadium, all in Atlanta, Georgia. The company also shoots architectural photography and interiors.
41.5 linear feet (42 boxes)
Photographic negatives, contact sheets, and log books produced by Aerial Innovations of Georgia, Inc., documenting building and infrastructure construction projects in Atlanta, Georgia, from 1991-2005.
Arranged by record type.
Sheri Christianson is the owner of Aerial Innovations of Georgia, Inc. Randy Gue, Curator of Political, Cultural, and Social Movements Collections, packed the materials at the offices of the business and transferred to the Rose Library.
Purchased from Sheri Christianson, 2017.
Acquired by Curator of Political, Cultural, and Social Movements Collections, Randy Gue, as part of the Rose Library's holdings in contemporary photography and Atlanta history.
Arranged and described at the collection level by Katy Lindquist, October 2018.
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- Aerial photographs Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
- Aerial photographs Subject Source: Art & Architecture Thesaurus
- Atlanta (Ga.) Subject Source: Unspecified ingested source
- Commercial photography Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
- Construction projects Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
- Olympics Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
- Photographs Subject Source: Art & Architecture Thesaurus
- Photography--United States Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
- Aerial Innovations of Georgia, Inc. negatives
- Stuart A. Rose Manuscript, Archives, and Rare Book Library, Emory University
- October 16, 2018
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